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Empire State Building   /ˈɛmpaɪər steɪt bˈɪldɪŋ/   Listen
Empire State Building

noun
1.
A skyscraper built in New York City in 1931; 1250 feet tall.






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... that technologies develop linearly, incrementally, and in isolation from one another when in fact the learning curve tends to be highly nonlinear, revolutions are common, and competition is the rule. The prototype was Vannevar Bush's prediction of 'electronic brains' the size of the Empire State Building with a Niagara-Falls-equivalent cooling system for their tubes and relays, a prediction made at a time when the semiconductor effect had already been demonstrated. Other famous vannevars have included magnetic-bubble memory, LISP machines, {videotex}, and a paper from ...
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Words linked to "Empire State Building" :   New York City, skyscraper, New York, Greater New York



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